Vt. groups work to promote workplace gardensDecember 25,2013BURLINGTON ó The Vermont Health Department and Community Garden Network are working together to help small workplaces have gardens.
The Green Thumbs at Work grants are open to any Vermont business or organization with less than 50 employees.
Grants will be awarded for $1,750 and $650, by the Health Department and program partners Vermont Community Garden Network, Gardenerís Supply Company, and garden expert Charlie Nardozzi.
Organizers say a workplace garden can provide employees fresh, healthy local produce while getting them more engaged in their workplace.
The food can go to individual employees, used for shared meals, or be donated to a local food shelf or service agency.
The application deadline is Jan. 21, 2014. The winners will be announced Feb. 10.MORE IN This Just InA stepfather accused of killing his 2-year-old daughter was released from jail Friday night after... Full Story
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY:
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information and easily digestible news tidbits.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Dresden firebombing helped bring Nazis to knees, killed at least 25,000 civilians, men, women, children, dogs, cats; Veena in Sitka, BIG NEWS FLASH! Old guys get grumpy with age.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Update on Center Alley project, review of opiate talk evening at the library and aldermen want kids to wear helmets while riding bikes around town.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Flood watch in effect for Rutland County, developing El Nino shaping up to be extreme this year, Don DeLillo on the season's warming trend and Veena catches digital sniffles, all in today's minute.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Dramatic river rescue in Southern Vermont, Castleton moving ahead on sale of old town office building, Passover celebrated in Woodstock.